Sermons

Passing Judgment

Our culture has come up with a new "John 3:16," a new verse that everyone knows and quotes all the time. Our culture's new verse that everyone knows is "Do not pass judgment". In Romans 14, we see a verse that talks about passing judgment on the brethren. What does that really mean? What is the difference between "making" a ......

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Where Unity Comes From

Churches today are marked by the same problems that Paul was addressing to the Roman church near 2000 years ago. There are people with weak faith mixing with people of stronger faith and the two seem to have problems getting along. However, in this sermon we see Paul addressing the source of true unity in the church. What is the ......

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Liberty of Conscience

The Jews and Gentiles in the book of Romans had a hard time coming together because of the different scruples that they had regarding their customs. But who was right and who was wrong? Did Paul condemn them both? He actually allowed them to live together by their own consciences, but what does that mean? How do we have a ......

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Fellowship of the Weak and Strong

In Romans 14, Paul instructs his hearers in in the we are to fellowship with the weak and the strong. What did Paul mean when he said "welcome them"? What did Paul mean when he called someone "weak"? In this sermon, Pastor Stephen Bratton answers many of these questions and discusses how this applies to us today....

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